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It is both a blessing and a curse but having DreamSpark Premium and free copies of VMware Workstation 7/8/9, vSphere 4/5, vFusion 4/5 and a metric ton of other software for free, makes it all that much sweeter when you finish biggrin.gif

Where can you get VMware Workstation from?
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Here Here!!

Don't forget free vouchers for Certs!

Where?


I'm also a CS major but have only heard of the DreamSpark account. Is it school specific?

Also, can this 8.1 download be used as an upgrade from 8? I don't feel like reinstalling windows.
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Where can you get VMware Workstation from?
Where?
It was recently add to my list of free software at Western Governors University. Think they got a deal with VMware since they have changed some of their courses to include virtualization.

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I'm also a CS major but have only heard of the DreamSpark account. Is it school specific?

Also, can this 8.1 download be used as an upgrade from 8? I don't feel like reinstalling windows.
I did just that and it works perfectly. Had to re-install VMware Workstation 9 though but everything else is working great. thumb.gif
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So your saying is... your gonna link the installer smile.gif
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It was recently add to my list of free software at Western Governors University. Think they got a deal with VMware since they have changed some of their courses to include virtualization.
I did just that and it works perfectly. Had to re-install VMware Workstation 9 though but everything else is working great. thumb.gif

Thanks!

Installing right now thumb.gif
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I'm wondering how they do the roll out to different MSDNAA/Dreamspark sites. 8.1 and 2012 R2 were out on my UGA student school account and my UNG Faculty account at least 3weeks ago. They showed up on my Tex A&M account over a week ago and showed up on my IEEE CS account 3 days ago.

And yes I have WAY too many accounts but they do have different items in them. For any of you guys that are losing your TechNet subscription or don't have premium dreamspark account I highly recommend joining IEEE and adding the Computer Society membership. For students it is around $45/year and regular members it is $243/year.

It is worth it for the dreamspark premium alone but there are a lot more benefits to it as well.
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Where can you get VMware Workstation from?
Where?


I'm also a CS major but have only heard of the DreamSpark account. Is it school specific?

Also, can this 8.1 download be used as an upgrade from 8? I don't feel like reinstalling windows.


WGU

You can CLEP your entire degree with Certs as well.
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WGU

You can CLEP your entire degree with Certs as well.

Could you clarify what WGU and CLEP is?
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Can't wait for it. Really like how much faster in usage windows 8 is in laptop.
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Could you clarify what WGU and CLEP is?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=wgu

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=CLEP
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I just installed 8.1 as an update but now my whole screen looks like its zoomed in, has anyone gone through this problem? The resolution is 1920x1080, but things look a little too zoomed... Do you need to reinstall drivers after the update?

Edit: Never mind, I fixed it. I just changed the DPI settings to "Let me choose one scaling level for all my display", then choose Smaller(100%). Now the only thing thats bugging me is the login, its now using my Microsoft account as the login name instead of my name like it was before. It forced me to use a Microsoft account on installation.. Any fix on this?
Edited by G2O415 - 9/27/13 at 12:27pm
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